This country house on the outskirts of Alaior is simply stunning. Nestled in the Menorcan countryside and close to Son Bou and the South Coast beaches, this spectacular home benefits from two individual cottages, tennis courts and a vast plot.
Main House: A sweeping driveway takes you to the main house. The back terrace has a beautiful pool, overlooking Mount Torro, with terracing and outside bathroom. The wrap around terrace takes you to the formal gardens at the rear, shaded terrace and outside kitchen. The ground floor has a superb open plan living area. Kitchen, two dining spaces, office, lounge, guest toilet with meticulous Gaudi design and utility. The build has been thoughtfully constructed, allowing plenty of light, whilst staying cool in the Summer months. The master bedroom suite is on the first floor, with two further bedroom suites on the ground floor. There is a basement with Bodega and additional storage.
Through the formal gardens, which are mature, colourful and beautiful with picturesque water feature, you will find two separate cottages, close to the tennis courts.
Cottage 1: Open plan living, sun terrace, two bedrooms, over two floors and bathroom.
Cottage 2: Kitchen, outside terrace with full kitchenette, two bedrooms, bathroom.
The estate also offers tennis court, garage with workshop, stables, orchard, underfloor central heating in the main house, pre-installation for air conditioning, dedicated BBQ areas and a shared well, as well as wooded areas all around.
Alaior is one of the most quintessential of Menorcan towns, located in the Centre of Menorca, benefiting from an all year round community, medical centre, schools, sports complex and shops. Not far from the beaches of Son Bou and Calan Porter on the South Coast with their beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal clear turquoise waters in a picture postcard setting. To the north, you have the beaches of Arenal d’en Castell, Macaret, Son Parc (Arenal de Son Saura) and Fornells, an area which is great for water sports. Alaior is just as special in the evening, as it is in the day, enjoy a stroll around the town and stop off to taste some local tapas in the heart of the commercial center, there is no better way to immerse yourself in to the Spanish way of living. The airport is a 10 mins drive away, the nearest towns are Mercadal, Sant Clemente and Mahon, and the nearest alternative beaches / resorts are Santo Tomas, Cala Canutells, Binidali, Es Calo Blanc, Binisafua, Binibequer and Punta Prima on the south coast, Es Grau and Cala Mesquida on the north coast.
Menorca, in the Balearic Islands, is a peaceful, unique natural sanctuary, packed with contrasts to explore. It is a real paradise, lapped by the Mediterranean Sea, which will seduce you with its calmness and diversity.
The island is rich with assorted coastlines, from the tranquillity and stillness of the south and the hidden coves, to the dramatic and vibrant contrast in the north. There is no disputing the light as you enter the island, with everything gleaming in high definition. The possibilities to enjoy the best of the Mediterranean sun and the clean, crystal clear waters is endless. Whether it is discovering the Cami dés Cavall on foot, horse or bicycle, or appreciating the warm waters by sailing, windsurfing, water skiing and scuba diving. With its 70+ beaches and famous Cami d´es Cavall, there is surely something for everyone to enjoy, whatever the interests, age or capability.
Menorca has an annual average temperate of 16.5 degrees and currently, has a population of 94,000. The island is split into eight districts, Mahon (the capital), Cuitadella (the old capital), Alaior, Ferreries, Es Castell, Es Mercadal, Es Migjorn Gran and Sant Lluis.
In 1993, Menorca was been granted a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve designation and its landscapes are rich in fauna and flora. In addition to the calm and tranquil countryside, Menorca´s exquisite sea bed is a diver´s haven. Menorca is also blessed with a thriving archaeological and cultural heritage with hundreds of monumental sites including towns and prehistoric remains and beautiful little fishing villages that still protect their ancient traditions.
The longest distance between two points is 47 kilometres, so hiring a car is a good way to explore the island. Mahon International airport is a short 5 kilometres from the capital Mahon.
Diseminado Poligono 16, 49, 07730 Alaior, Illes Balears, Spain